Bob Denver (1935–2005)
Born: January 9, 1935 in New Rochelle, New York, USA
Died: September 2, 2005 (age 70) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
[on his character Gilligan] People thank me for giving them a break from life.
[on his late Gilligan’s Island (1964) co-star, Alan Hale Jr.] He was a big, lovable man who made everybody feel good. He had a great time with his life.
[on Gilligan’s Island (1964)] It’s silly, yes, but children laugh and adults can if they want to. It’s aimed at the vast everybody.